Definition of “embrocation” - English Dictionary

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“embrocation” in British English

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embrocationnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌem.brəˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌem.broʊˈkeɪ.ʃən/ mainly UK formal

Examples from literature

  • Again apply the embrocation. 
  • Give the castor-oil mixture and use the embrocation. 
  • It is used as an embrocation for rheumatism and for neck galls of cattle. 
  • Leeches and embrocations are all I have for it. 
  • Meanwhile I am applying embrocation to my sore sides. 

(Definition of “embrocation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)